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A gift shop is a store primarily selling souvenirs relating to a particular topic, often to simply provide evidence that the consumer has visited that location. The items sold are generally fairly trivial, often including specialty food, coffee mugs, stuffed animals, t-shirts, postcards, and other souvenirs. Popular slang names for gift shop include 'tourist trap' and 'rubber tomahawk factory.' Look up souvenir in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For preserved dead animals, see taxidermy. ... T-Shirt A T-shirt (or tee shirt) is a shirt with short or long sleeves, a round neck, put on over the head, without pockets. ... For the record label, see Postcard Records. ...


Gift shops are normally found in areas with frequent tourism, such as museums, national parks, or historic sites. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada A national park is a reserve of land, usually, but not always (see National Parks of England and Wales), declared and owned by a national government, protected from most human development and pollution. ... A historic site is a location where pieces of history have been preserved. ...


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Dog Gift Shop - Unique Dog Gifts (130 words)
For the past 3 years, Dog Gift Shop has prided itself in offering high quality dog gifts.
Our gifts range from collector items to everyday dog gifts for the home.
Many of our dog gifts offer the ability to be personalized to make them even more special for the dog lover in your life.
Gift shop - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (130 words)
A gift shop is a store primarily selling souvenirs relating to a particular topic, often to simply provide evidence that the consumer has visited that location.
The items sold are generally fairly trivial, often including specialty food, coffee mugs, stuffed animals, t-shirts, and postcards.
Gift shops are normally found in areas with frequent tourism, such as museums, national parks, or historic sites.
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